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Senior Residential Support Worker

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* * * * * SENIOR RESIDENTIAL CHILDREN`S WORKER * * * * *

LOCATION: SOUTH LANARKSHIRE

SALARY: £21,000 - £22,000 plus sleep in allowances of up to £7k annually

EXCELLENT HOLIDAYS & BENEFITS including company pension plan, sleep in allowance, employee rewards scheme, ongoing training & development.

Do you have residential experience in a within the children`s sector?

AND

Are you looking to take the next step in your career?

If the answer is yes then look no further - this fantastic opportunity could be for you.

BS Social Care is a national organisation, organisation in the recruitment of professionals within the Health and Social Care sector. We are currently working alongside a specialist provider of residential organisation and education services in their recruitment of an experienced Senior Residential Children`s Worker.

You will join a highly reputable Health and Social Care provider who have gained significant reward and recognition from external organisation such as Ofsted for the level of care they deliver. They deliver independent care and support for children and young adults.

The senior role is to support the Registered Home Manager in providing the best quality care in a safe and care focused environment for the young people. When on shift you will have initial responsibilities for monitoring and supervision of staff and take responsibility for the day to day management, and guidance of colleagues whilst ensuring the welfare and care of the young people.

You will further be responsible for delivering childcare that is focused on obtaining the best outcomes for each child and young person within the home. You will be expected to demonstrate practical leadership in childcare, as well as organise and support staff to provide the best possible care for each child and young person. This involves being personally available, as well as the supervision and mentoring of staff, organisation of work patterns, facilitation of care focused training, and accessing of appropriate services to support the childcare practices within the home.

The successful candidate will have:

- Minimum SVQ Level 3 in Children & Young People or Health & Social Care

- Minimum 2 years experience in a similar, senior role supporting children & young adults with EBD and challenging behaviour

- At least 2 years experience working in a similar setting within residential care

If this sounds like you then please apply NOW as immediate interviews are available. Applications can be made direct via the BS Social Care website or through sending a CV

Alternatively for a confidential chat you can call 0191 2617570 and speak to Matty between 9am and 5.30pm.

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